Under what conditions have multilateral institutions had most effect, for example on the success of international sanctions, and what lessons can we learn?


Domestic, overseas and online threats are increasingly integrated as adversaries develop capabilities and exploit vulnerabilities across borders and between the cyber and physical worlds. Challenges driving security priorities include the erosion of the rules-based international order, making it harder to build consensus and tackle global threats. We are seeking actionable research to inform our future choices and policy direction in the role of mult-lateral institutions in maintaining the security of the UK

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